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Legal Notice: Public Hearing 02.18.2020- Village of Canton

February 5, 2020

Legal Notice

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Canton Village Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, commencing at 6:25pm, in the Court Room of the Municipal Building at 60 Main Street, Canton, New York, 13617. At that time, the Board will receive public comment concerning two proposed local laws which would amend Canton Village Code Chapter 289 (“Taxation”), as follows:

  1. The first local law under consideration would amend Article I of said Chapter (“Senior Citizen Exemption”) as follows: (1) the title of §298-1 is amended; (2) references in the Article to “husband” and “wife” are replaced by “spouse”; (3) real property owned by siblings would qualify for the exemption; (4) the annual income levels for the exemptions are increased (5) the exemption provisions are deemed subject to RPTL §467; (6) §298-2 is deleted, and the final two sections of the Article are re-designated; and (7) the taxable status date is changed from January 1st to March 1st.
  2. The second local law under consideration would amend Article V of said Chapter (“Exemption for Improvements to One- and Two-Family Dwellings”) as follows: (1) §289-27 is re-titled and reworded; (2) the exemption limit is increased from $50,000 to $80,000.

A copy of each local law may be obtained from the Canton Village Clerk (60 Main Street, Canton, New York; 315-385-2871) and is posted on the Village’s website.

Date: February 6, 2020 Sally Noble

Canton Village Clerk



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